We had a plan.
We were three years into our marriage and had three years left on a credit card consolidation loan. My student loans would also be paid off in three years.
With our debts…finally paid, we would actually be able to buy a house. We figured we’d take some time to settle in, get used to our new life as homeowners, then start a family. This would give me time to further establish my career as an environmental scientist and put me firmly in my early 30s —… >> Read More
Chelsea Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting baby number three!
Clinton, 38, and Mezvinsky, 41, are already parents to 2-year-old Aidan and 4-year-old Charlotte. Clinton announced…the news over Twitter on January 22nd, telling her 2.43 million followers that they cannot wait to meet their "newest addition" this summer. Marc and I have loved watching Charlotte be such a wonderful big sister and we’re excited to watch Aidan become a big brother! We cannot wait to meet our newest addition later… >> Read More
Pregnancy, as so many of us have experienced, tends to turn our bodies into public property. The belly rubbing by strangers, the guessing of how much weight we’ve gained, the insistence that…we’re about to give birth right that second… it’s not the most private time in a person’s life. Infertility and miscarriage, however, seem to have the opposite effect. We begin to retreat into our homes and ourselves, Googling everything that could or has gone wrong, ways we can prevent it from happening in the future,… >> Read More
Each year I subject my children to listening to their birth stories. I love reliving the magic of those moments and I consider it a right of passage for them. But I also share the stories to remind…them that they are who they are and they have been since the day they were born. And while I can’t prove these things to be true, I do think our children show us who they are the minute they enter the world. Here are five ways you can determine what your child's future holds:… >> Read More
Stop us if you've heard this one: Having an orgasm can help you get pregnant.
Unfortunately, the veracity of this rumor has long been suspect. Lacking concrete evidence, doctors have typically…considered it a dubious claim, many cheerfully suggesting, "It definitely can't hurt!" But, well, let's just say that science is awesome. And luckily for us gals, a new study suggests that the orgasm/conception connection might be more than just an old wives' tale. While writing his upcoming book Tulips at Midnight: Exploring the latest Research into… >> Read More